If you enter a swimming race, you probably want to give 100 percent the entire time, right? Some coaches don't think so. Negative split swimming involves finishing the second half of a race faster than the first.
WHAT'S INSIDE: TRIATHLONS
- Triathlon Facts
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Being an outstanding athlete is essential for competing in a triathlon, but being good at math doesn't hurt either. It's a needed skill for figuring out where you rank in this competitive sport.
You're out for a nice bike ride when a challenging hill appears on the horizon. Some say it's easier to stand and power up the incline; others contend you're better off to stay seated and maintain a constant rhythm. Which strategy is best for you?